Creating one of the jauntiest of all war-of-the-sexes comedies, Pedro Almodovar, Spain's premiere writer-director, creates an off-kilter universe of madness, mayhem and pure fun. Nominated for the 1998 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and co-starring Antonio Banderas, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a wild, wanton, wickedly witty farce!
High on top one of Spain's poshest penthouse, three women have come to the end of their mental ropes. Super-sexy Pepa (Carmen Maura), forever teetering around atop her skyscraper spikes, obsessed by Ivan (Fernando Guillen), the lover who just jilted her over the answering machine! Her neurotic best friend is a Shiite terrorist. And Ivan's ex-wife Lucia (Julieta Serrano), was just released from a 20-year stint in a mental institution. They're all mighty mad - in fact, they're on the verge of a nervous breakdown and one of them is about to commit murder unless the other half-crazed femmes fatales can stop her!
Running Time approximately 1 hr 25 mins
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